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Photo Controls

Altran Magnetics’ Photo controls are designed to offer reliable performance, easy installation, and accurate light sensing, reducing energy bills and saving customers time and money. With Altran Magnetics Photo controls, you can enjoy the benefits of advanced technology, improved efficiency, and cost savings without sacrificing quality. Choose Altran Magnetics for your next Photo control solution.

E7 SERIES PHOTOCELL

E7 series photocells are ideal for roadway and street lighting applications requiring multi-volt operation, durability, endurance, and low cost.

E8 SERIES PHOTOCELL

E8 series photocells are specifically designed for 20 years operation, withstanding heat and weather conditions with a multi-volt operation.

E9 SERIES PHOTOCELL

AMI E9 Series offers cost and energy efficient solutions for variable lighting applications. E9 photocells are designed with an inverse OFF/ON ratio, thereby minimizing total operation hours.

P-101 SERIES PHOTOCELL

P-101 Series photocells integrate the most affordable robust weather-protected thermal bi-metal switch with a lock design applicable for commercial and industrial functionality use in street lighting, parking lot lighting and security lighting.

P-102 SERIES PHOTOCELL

P-102 Series photocells integrate the most affordable robust weather-protected thermal bi-metal switch with a lock design applicable for residential functionality use in patios, decks, driveway lighting, entryways and security lighting.

P-103 SERIES PHOTOCELL

P-103 Series features a durable polycarbonate housing photocell available in fixed or adjustable swivel base for installation flexibility as well as adjustable slide bar allowing for on-site field adjustment.

P-104 SERIES PHOTOCELL

P-104 Series is heavy duty die-cast aluminum housing photocell design ideal for many outdoor installation applications.

P-105 SERIES PHOTOCELL

P-105 Series is a button photocell design primarily used for mounting and internal post applications. Ideal for wall mounting and decorative lighting for both commercial and residential applications.

P-106 SERIES PHOTOCELL

P-106 Series photocells highlight a tubular design with an onsite adjustable pivoted base perfect for compact spaces with a high impact weather resistant UV stabilized polycarbonate housing.

P-102-01-AT Series Photocell

AMI P-102-01-AT is suitable for controlling street lighting, garden lighting, path lighting doorway lighting to turn ON or OFF automatically according to the ambient natural lighting level.

P-102-01-CA Series Photocell

AMI P-102-01-CA is suitable for controlling street lighting, garden lighting, path lighting doorway lighting to turn ON or OFF automatically.

Photo Controls

Product Code: AMI-E7

E7 series photocells are ideal for roadway and street lighting applications requiring multi-volt operation, durability, endurance, and low cost. Average expected life of E7 controls is twenty plus years with a 20,000 On/Off operation relay life.

Product Features:

  • High Temperature Resistant Housing
  • Interlock Design
  • Multi-Volt Operation
  • IR Filtered Photo Transistor
  • Meets or exceeds ANSI C136.10
  • Design Life at Rated Load: 20,000 Cycles (20+ years)
  • High Performance
  • Low Cost
  • 10 Year Product Warranty
  • UL/CSA Listed (CUL)
  • RoHS Compliant

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Enclosure: Designed to meet ANSI C136.10Dimensions: Approx. 3.26” (83mm) dia x 1.77” (45mm) height (contacts not included).
  • Power Consumption: Less than 0.5 Watts (avg.) at 120VAC
  • Control: DC electromagnetic switch type exceeds 20,000 ON/OFF operations per ANSI C136.10
  • Temperature Range: -40°C to +65°C at 96% RH
  • Light Sensor: Non-drifting photo sensor
  • Relay Rating: 30 Amp general purpose relay
  • Load Rating: 1000 Watt Tungsten 1800 VA
  • Cover: High impact polypropylene with UV stabilized polycarbonate window
  • Base: High temperature polyester (PBT)
  • Connection: 3-pole locking type with solid brass legs
  • Gasket: Cross-linked polyethylene


E7 Series Product Selection Information

Photo Controls

Product Code: AMI-E8
E8 series photocells are specifically designed for 20 years operation, withstanding heat and weather conditions with a multi-volt operation. FR4 glass epoxy, which forms the primary insulating backbone of printed circuit boards, ensures higher levels of ON/OFF operation cycles.

Product Features:

  • High Temperature Resistant Housing
  • Double-Sided Glass Epoxy FR4 Circuit Board
  • 5000 Hours at 105°C.
    Interlock Design
  • Design LIfe at Rated
  • Load: 20,000 Cycles (20+ years)
  • Multi-Volt Operation
  • Meets or Exceeds ANSI C136.10
  • Improved Durability
  • UL/CSA Listed (CUL)
  • RoHS Compliant
  • 10 Year Product Warranty

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Enclosure: Designed to meet ANSI C136.10.
  • Power Consumption: Less than 0.5 Watts (avg.) at 120VAC
  • Temperature Range: -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to +70°C) at 96% RH
  • Light Sensor: Non-drifting photo transistor
  • Relay Rating: 30 Amp general purpose relay.
  • Load Rating: 1000 Watt Tungsten, 1800 VA Ballast
  • Cover: High impact polypropylene with UV stabilized polycarbonate window
  • Base: High temperature polyester (PBT)
  • Connection: 3-pole locking type with solid brass blades
  • Gasket: Cross-linked polyethylene

Photo Controls

Product Code: AMI-E9
E9 Series offers cost and energy efficient solutions for variable lighting applications. E9 photocells are designed with an inverse OFF/ON ratio, thereby minimizing total operation hours. Extended time delay eliminates undesirable luminaire surge caused by lighting or other sudden changes in ambient light. AMI-E9-102-GR-IES has been specifically engineered to comply with I.E.S. recommendations.

Product Features:

  1. DC electromagnetic switch
  2. Non-drifting phototransistor
  3. Inverse OFF/ON ratio
    20-40 second ON and OFF time delay
  4. Meets or Exceeds ANSI C136.10
  5. Design LIfe at Rated Load: 20,000 Cycles(20+ years)
  6. Complies with I.E.S. Recommendation
  7. Cost Effective & Energy Saving
  8. 10 Year ProductWarranty
  9. UL/CSA Listed (CUL)
  10. RoHS Compliant
SPECIFICATIONS Enclosure: Designed to meet ANSI C136.10. Dimensions: Approx. 3.26” (83mm) dia x 2.08” (53mm) height Power Consumption: Less than 1.1 Watts (max.) at 120VAC Temperature Range: -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to +70°C) at 96% RH Light Sensor: Non-drifting phototransistor Relay Rating: 30 Amp rated general purpose relay Load Rating: 1000 Watt Tungsten, 1800 VA Ballast Cover: High impact polypropylene with UV stabilized polycarbonate window Base: High temperature polyester (PBT) Connection: 3-pole locking type with solid brass blades Gasket: Cross-linked polyethylene E9 Series Product Selection Information

Photo Controls

Product Code: AMI-P-101
P-101 Series photocells integrate the most affordable robust weather-protected thermal bi-metal switch with a lock design applicable for commercial and industrial functionality use in street lighting, parking lot lighting and security lighting. Our 30-45 second time delay prevents undesirable OFF/ON operations from sudden outdoor light levels for an energy saving feature dusk to dawn.

Product Features:

  • Locking Control Mechanism
  • Heavy Duty Thermal Bi-Metal Switch
  • 30-45 Second Time Delay
  • Turn On Fc : 1.5
    Off/On Ratio 4:1
    Fail Safe
  • ANSI C136.10 Compliant
    Surge Protection 180 Joules
  • UL/CSA Listed (CUL)
  • Design LIfe at Rated
  • Load: 7,500 Cycles (20 years)
  • 10 Year Product Warranty
SPECIFICATIONS Enclosure: Designed to meet ANSI C136.10. Switch: SPST thermal bi-metallic switch Temperature Range: -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to +70°C) at 96% RH Light Sensor: 1/2” Cadmium Sulfide Cell Load Rating: 1000 Watt Tungsten, 1800VA Ballast Cover: High impact Noryl with UV stabilized acrylic window Base: High temperature polyester (PBT) Connection: 3-pole locking-type with solid brass blades Gasket: Cross-linked polyethylene P-101 Series Product Selection Information

Photo Controls

Product Code: AMI-P-102
P-102 Series photocells integrate the most affordable robust weather-protected thermal bi-metal switch with a lock design applicable for residential functionality use in patios, decks, driveway lighting, entryways and security lighting. Our 30-45 second time delay prevents undesirable OFF/ON operations from sudden outdoor light levels dusk to dawn.

Product Features:

  • Locking Control Mechanism
  • Heavy Duty Thermal Bi-Metal Switch
  • 30-45 Second Time Delay
  • Turn On Fc : 1.5
    Off/On Ratio 4:1
    Fail Safe
  • ANSI C136.10 Compliant
  • UL/CSA Listed (CUL)
  • Design LIfe at Rated
  • Load: 7,500 Cycles (20 years)
  • 10 Year Product Warranty

SPECIFICATIONS
Enclosure: Designed to meet ANSI C136.10
Power Consumption: Less than 0.9Watts (avg.) at 120VAC
Switch: SPST thermal bi-metallic switch
Temperature Range: -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to +70°C) at 96% RH
Light Sensor: 1/2” Cadmium Sulfide Cell
Load Rating: 1000 Watt Tungsten, 1800VA Ballast
Cover: High impact Noryl with UV stabilized acrylic window
Base: High temperature polyester (PBT)
Connection: 3-pole locking type with solid brass blades
Gasket: Cross-linked polyethylene

P-102 Series Product Selection Information

Photo Controls

Product Code: AMI-P-103
P-103 Series features a durable polycarbonate housing photocell available in fixed or adjustable swivel base for installation flexibility as well as adjustable slide bar allowing for on-site field adjustment. Our 30-45 second time delay prevents undesirable OFF/ON operations from sudden outdoor light levels including headlights and lightning strikes and energy saving dusk to dawn sensors.

Product Features:

  • Heavy Duty Thermal Bi-Metal Switch
  • Economical Non-Metal Housing
  • Factory Preset Turn-On with Adjustable Slide Bar
  • 30-45 Second Time Delay
  • Turn On Fc : 1.5
    Off/On Ratio 4:1
    Fail Safe
  • ANSI C136.10 Compliant
  • UL/CSA Listed (CUL)
  • Design LIfe at Rated Load: 5,300 Cycles (10+ years)
  • 10 Year Product Warranty
SPECIFICATIONS Enclosure: Designed to meet UL 773A Power Consumption: Less than 0.9Watts (avg.) at 120VAC Temperature Range: -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to +70°C) at 96% RH Light Sensor: Cadmium Sulfide Cell Load Rating: 2000 Watt Tungsten, 1900VA Ballast Control: SPST Thermal Bi-metal Switch P-103 Series Product Selection Information

Photo Controls

Product Code: AMI-P-104
P-104 Series is heavy duty die-cast aluminum housing photocell design ideal for many outdoor installation applications. Our 30-45 second time delay prevents undesirable OFF/ON operations from sudden outdoor light levels including headlights and lightning strikes and energy saving dusk to dawn sensors.

Product Features:

  • Heavy Duty Thermal Bi-Metal Switch
  • Durable Die-Cast
  • Aluminum Housing
    30-45 Second Time Delay
  • Turn On Fc : 1.5
    Off/On Ratio 4:1
  • Fail Safe
    2000 and 3000 W Rating
  • ANSI C136.10 Compliant
    UL/CSA Listed (CUL)
  • Design LIfe at Rated
  • Load: 5,300 Cycles (10+ years)
  • 10 Year Product Warranty
SPECIFICATIONS Enclosure: Designed to meet ANSI C136.10 Dimensions: Approx. 3.15”(80mm) dia x 2.13” (54mm) height Switch: SPST Relay Temperature Range: -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to +70°C) at 96% RH Light Sensor: Cadmium Sulfide cell (Cds) Load Rating: 1000 Watt Tungsten, 1800VA Ballast Cover: High impact Noryl with UV stabilized acrylic window Base: Polycarbonate (PC) Connection: 3-pole locking type with solid brass blades Gasket: Cross-linked polyethylene P-102-01-CA Series Product Selection Information

Photo Controls

Product Code: AMI-P-105
P-105 Series is a button photocell design primarily used for mounting and internal post applications. Ideal for wall mounting and decorative lighting for both commercial and residential applications. All 105 series are constructed from high impact weather resistant UV stabilized polycarbonate housing with some models available with wall mounting options, 180 Joule MOV for transient surge protection as well as a high ambient temperature photo control option for running in HID luminaires.

Product Features:

  • Turn ON Fc : 1.5
  • Rear Wire Leads
  • ¾” Long Threaded Nipple
  • Ideal for Compact Spaces
  • 30-45 Second Time Delay
  • 1200 and 1800 W Load Rating
  • Wall Plate Design
  • Option Available
    Fail Safe
  • High Ambient Option Available
  • ANSI C136.10 Compliant
    OFF/ON Ratio 4:1
  • UL/CSA Listed (CUL)
  • Design LIfe at Rated
  • Load: 7,500 Cycles(20 years)
  • 10 Year Product Warranty
Enclosure: Designed to meet ANSI C136.24 & UL 773A Power Consumption: Less than 0.9Watts (avg.) at 120VAC Control: SPST Thermal Bi-metal Switch Temperature Range: -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to +70°C) at 96% RH Light Sensor: Cadmium Sulfide Cell P-105 Series Product Selection Information

Photo Controls

Product Code: AMI-P-106
P-106 Series photocells highlight a tubular design with an onsite adjustable pivoted base perfect for compact spaces with a high impact weather resistant UV stabilized polycarbonate housing. Our 30-45 second time delay prevents undesirable OFF/ON operations from sudden outdoor light levels including headlights and lightning strikes with energy saving dusk to dawn sensors.

Product Features:

  • On-site Adjustable Pivot Base
  • Ideal for Compact Spaces
  • 30-45 Second Time Delay
  • Fail Safe
  • ANSI C136.10 Compliant
  • UL/CSA Listed (CUL)
  • Design LIfe at Rated Load: 5,300 Cycles (10+ years)
  • 10 Year Product Warranty
SPECIFICATIONS Enclosure: Designed to meet UL 773A Power Consumption: Less than 0.9Watts (avg.) at 120VAC Temperature Range: -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to +70°C) at 96% RH Light Sensor: Cadmium Sulfide Cell Control: SPST Thermal Bi-metal Switch P-106 Series Product Selection Information XXX – Denotes Optional Customer N

Photo Controls

Product Code: AMI-P-102-01-AT
AMI P-102-01-AT is suitable for controlling street lighting, garden lighting, path lighting doorway lighting to turn ON or OFF automatically according to the ambient natural lighting level. Advantages include ergonomic design, special protection in colder areas, durable power and long service life.

Product Features:

  • Locking Control Mechanism
  • Heavy Duty Thermal Bi-Metal Switch
  • Delay Function
  • Turn On Light Level: 10˜20Lux
  • Long Service Life
  • UL/CSA Listed (CUL)
  • ANSI C136.10 Compliant
  • Design LIfe at Rated Load: 5,300 Cycles (10+ years)
  • 10 Year Product Warranty
SPECIFICATIONS Enclosure: Designed to meet ANSI C136.10 Dimensions: Approx. 2.83”(72mm) dia x 1.58” (40mm) Control: SPST Thermal Bi-metal Switch Temperature Range: -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to +70°C) at 96% RH Light Sensor: Cadmium Sulfide cell (Cds) Load Rating: 1800 Watt Tungsten, 1000 VA Ballast Cover: High impact polycarbonate (PC) Base: High temperature polyester (PBT) Connection: 3-pole locking type with solid brass blades Gasket: Cross-linked polyethylene P-102-01-AT Series Product Selection Information

Photo Controls

Product Code: AMI-P-102-01-CA
AMI P-102-01-CA is suitable for controlling street lighting, garden lighting, path lighting or doorway lighting to turn ON or OFF automatically according to the ambient natural lighting level. Advantages include relay switching and wide votage range 120 or 208/240/277 volts.

Product Features:

  • Locking Control Mechanism
  • Electromagnetic Relay Switch
  • MOV Surge Protection Function
  • Turn On Light Level: 10˜20Lux
  • Long Service Life
  • UL/CSA Listed (CUL)
  • ANSI C136.10 Compliant
  • Design LIfe at Rated Load: 5,300 Cycles (10+ years)
  • 10 Year Product Warranty
SPECIFICATIONS Enclosure: Designed to meet ANSI C136.10 Dimensions: Approx. 3.15”(80mm) dia x 2.13” (54mm) height Switch: SPST Relay Temperature Range: -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to +70°C) at 96% RH Light Sensor: Cadmium Sulfide cell (Cds) Load Rating: 1000 Watt Tungsten, 1800VA Ballast Cover: High impact Noryl with UV stabilized acrylic window Base: Polycarbonate (PC) Connection: 3-pole locking type with solid brass blades Gasket: Cross-linked polyethylene P-102-01-CA Series Product Selection Information